International MSW Applicants
The MSW Program welcomes applications from international students. The student body at Portland State University includes students from many countries. The greater Portland area is home to industries, stores, restaurants, and cultural activities reflecting the diverse populations in the Portland metropolitan area.
In addition to submitting the MSW Program Application, International applicants must also submit:
- Official degree certificate/diploma equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country. See International Minimum Academic Requirements.
- Official Translation of Transcripts
- Evidence of English Language Proficiency Requirements
- Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study
International applicants with a bachelor's degree in social work from outside of the United States, will need to complete the International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Service (ISWDRES).